Reprinted from my "Save Our Stream" blog.
One warm day in March, years ago, my son Chris and I were walking in Forest Hills cemetery. Everywhere, snow banks were melting into rivulets, coursing down the asphalt.
Your rain garden is one of the first steps in that chain, and one of the most interesting. It's an opportunity for children.
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